UBC IT Summer Lectures


Date: August 15, 2019 to September 12, 2019
Location: University of British Columbia – Michael Smith Laboratories Multi-Purpose Room 101 (TBC)

UBC IT is excited to announce the first-ever IT Summer Lectures, a free public lecture series where you can learn more about the important work UBC IT is doing on campus.

IT Summer Lectures will take place over 4–5 consecutive weeks from August 15–September 12. Hear from UBC IT presenters on some of the innovative projects they’ve been leading, and the impact on campus and stakeholders. Speakers will draw upon their recent work presented at conferences such as CANHEIT and BCNET.

Event schedule

Time Date Title Speaker(s)
12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 15 Envisioning and Delivering Digital Research Infrastructure for Humanities and Social Sciences Megan Meredith-Lobay, Scientific Analyst, Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, Advanced Research Computing, UBC
12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 23 Building Partnerships to Implement Data Governance Marcela Hernandez, Chief Data Officer, UBC
12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 29 Search data by location: Geodisy Project Mark Goodwin, Metadata Coordinator, UBC
Paul Dante, Software Developer, UBC
Eugene Barsky, Research Data Services Librarian, UBC
12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5

UBC Data Recovery Project

Salim Janmohamed, Program Manager, IT Program Management Office, UBC
Brent Dunington, Systems Architect, UBC
Chris Krusch, Systems Architect, UBC
Sanja LeBlanc, Manager, Systems, UBC
12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12

Intro to Advanced Research Computing at UBC

Edith Domingue, Manager, Research Platforms, Advanced Research Computing, UBC

Bring your lunch as eating in the lecture room is permitted. Light snacks will be provided.

We hope to see you there!